drygoods

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drygoods textiles or clothing and related merchandise
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Usage

In literature:

Paid cheques for household expenses I and drygoods bills were all recorded and deducted.
"Her Father's Daughter" by Gene Stratton-Porter
They are drygoods box affairs, two stories high, with peaked roofs, paper walls and narrow piazzas.
"Boy Scouts in the Philippines" by G. Harvey Ralphson
Mr. Phillips, on her first visit to the drygoods store, described her as dazzling and imperious.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
You could see by the punky mill'nery and the last season's drygoods that she'd just drifted in from Mortgagehurst, New Jersey.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Didn't the parcel post bring your drygoods?
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
At Amsterdam they were to buy drygoods and sail for Calcutta.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Starr King, the boy of fifteen, left school and became clerk in a drygoods-store.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
Nankeens became at once one of the chief articles of sale in drygoods shops.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
It made him look so common, so pushing, so like an Ephesus drygoods clerk.
"Tutors' Lane" by Wilmarth Lewis
But you said you wanted to visit the drygoods store, didn't you?
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
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